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April’s ‘club only’ rule is unworkable says Sambo

ANTRIM hurling manager Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton has stated his opposition to the controversial new rule to mark April down as a ‘club only’ month. The Saffrons begin their Championship season in the new second tier Joe McDonagh Cup on the first weekend in May. McNaughton says the notion that county managers won’t have access to […]

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Frampton and Donaire admit it’s make-or-break ahead of April clash

CARL Frampton and Nonito Donaire both admit their April 21 clash at the SSE Arena will be make-or-break in terms of world title aspirations with the winner set for a summer title tile, while it could be the end of the line for the loser of their featherweight dust-up. The former World Fighters of the […]

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Ulster says go once again for Rossa footballers

Ulster U21 club football tournament preliminary round; Rossa v Ghaoth Dobhair (Creggan, Saturday, 12.30pm) IT’S the beginning of another Ulster Club campaign for Rossa this Saturday as the club’s U21 footballers take on Donegal champions, Ghaoth Dobhair in the preliminary round of the Creggan Kickham’s-hosted U21 Football Tournament. Just over two weeks ago on St […]

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Goals prove crucial as Antrim exit McKenna Cup

Bank Of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup Section A Round Three Antrim………0-15 St Mary’s……4-8 ANTRIM’S hopes of reaching the semi-finals of this year’s Dr McKenna Cup ended at a misty Woodlands on Wednesday night as St Mary’s grabbed four goals at vital times to claim the points. With the students already out of contention, it was […]

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Antrim undone by ruthless Red Hands

BOI Dr McKenna Cup Section A Tyrone 4-20 Antrim 2-11 ANTRIM suffered a comprehensive defeat in their 2018 season opener at the hands of Dr McKenna Cup holders Tyrone on Wednesday night. With Healy Park unplayable, the game was switched to the Athletic Grounds in Armagh, but conditions were still extremely difficult for both sides. […]

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GAA stars to highlight plight of the homeless with solidarity sleep-out

A NUMBER of local inter-county hurlers, footballers, camógs and ladies footballers who are determined to make a difference, have committed to join a 12 hour sleep-out to raise awareness and funds for the homeless on Saturday, December 16 from 6pm-6am. In total, there will be 11 locations nationwide: Dublin, Galway, Cork, Limerick, New York, Belfast, […]

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